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Studying with us during coronavirus in 2021

Illustration

Start your career in Illustration

The energy, enthusiasm and dedication of our illustration students is evident in the high calibre of work that is produced every year. Develop your talent in our professional studio spaces, be it drawing, printmaking, painting, moving image or digital, and exhibit your work before graduation at London galleries and at our annual Degree Show.

  • Virtual Open Event

    Starting to think about uni? Come along to find out if we’re the right choice for you. This is your opportunity to learn about our courses, see our campus and facilities and get personalised advice about life at uni.

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Your learning in 2021

We’ve developed our teaching and learning strategy to incorporate all we’ve learnt about online learning during COVID-19 to ensure you get the most out of your course.

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Get to know your course

  • Art and Design at MDX: Five great things


    Meet BA Illustration student Ilke and BA Fine Art student Rebecca, who share their five favourite things about studying art and design here at Middlesex.

  • Studying Illustration & Graphic Design at MDX


    From the MDX Illustration and Graphic Design department, we have Director of Programmes Nancy Slonims taking you through what it's like to study one of our Graphics and Illustration degrees.

  • Facilities


    Our £18 million purpose built creative hub is home to industry standard Graphic Design facilities to help you shape and hone your designs. Take a look around.

  • Studying an Illustration degree at MDX


    Hear from lecturers, students and graduates from our Illustration degree as they talk you through their experiences of the course.

Student work

  • MDX Illustration blog

    See some of the amazing work created by our illustration students and graduates and don't forget to have a look at some of their impressive portfolios too!

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  • MDX Creative Graduates website

    Take a look at all the amazing work of last year's graduating students.

    Browse all creative graduates

Application help

10 steps to creating your Art & Design portfolio


When putting together a portfolio, there’s really nothing to fear. Take a look at this video for some tips on how to get started.

  • Building your illustration portfolio


    Illustration programme leaders Nancy Slonims and Martin Ursell give their portfolio tips, as well as showcase some of the fantastic work created by our current students.

  • Top tips for building your art & design portfolio


    Senior lecturer in Art & Design Beverley Speight gives some great advice on building your portfolio!

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Find out more about Illustration courses

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